Frequently Asked Questions
What is For The Punks?
For The Punks is an online magazine and resource created in August 2019 by Karalyn Hope that aims to connect fans and artists together to grow, learn, and explore. For The Punks is by fans and artists for fans and artists.
Do you cover just punk music?
No! We cover any genre of music. We cover all mediums of art. We cover film, comics, and more. We also publish think pieces about our industries.
Why ‘For The Punks’ then?
We were inspired by the song “For The Punx” by The Casualties for the name of this website.A punk to us is a person who fights for what they want regardless of obstacles. It’s a person who has an open mind. It’s a person who always want to learn and grow. It’s a person who is not afraid of being themselves. It’s a person who puts their heart and souls in their passion.
What is “For The Punks Biweekly”?
For The Punks Biweekly is our biweekly Spotify playlist that features our favorite new releases and discoveries. This playlist is updated every two Fridays. You can follow and save the playlist by clicking here. We also have an archives for this playlist. All songs will be in this playlist. This just means that it will be easier to access songs from previous weeks if you forget to save or want to explore more!
You are allowed to submit your music to this playlist. Please send an email to hello[@]ftpunks.com with the subject line “Biweekly Playlist Submission”.
So, I can submit my work to you?
Yes. If you are a musician, artist, or publicist who wants to send work to us, please email hello[@]ftpunks.com. Please address the email to Karalyn or by ‘For The Punks’! Our name is not ‘FT punks’ or any similar variation.
Please do not submit your work to us via DM on social media. We will either miss the message or direct you to email us. We just want to stay organized and email is the best way!
We do interviews, reviews, general feature pieces, premieres, and more. Please be specific on what you might want while emailing us.
When you submit to us, please be sure to include as much information about you and your work as possible. This means social media links, photos, EPK, press release(s), etc. We just want to learn about you! It is hard if you just send one link to your Spotify track.
Please note that we try to feature as many creators and musicians as we can. We cannot guarantee a feature nor can we guarantee a reply to your submission.
Can I follow up to my submission?
Sure! You can send a second or third email. We get a lot of emails so it is recommended to do this. Please do not follow up with us on our social media platforms.
Can I join your team?
Sure! It is possible to join our team when applications are open. Most commonly, we look for writers. As of December 2023, we are looking for a person to join our social media team. Please follow us on social media to stay updated on these opportunities!
I have a suggestion for your site. I have a question that is not listed here. What do I do?
Awesome! Please contact hello[@]ftpunks.com and we will get back to you as soon as we can!
Last updated: December 11, 2023